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When will we get back to low inflation?
We expect inflation to fall significantly over the rest of this year.
Why have interest rates gone up over the past two years?
We are setting interest rates to make sure inflation returns to normal
What is legal tender?
Many people are confused about what legal tender means. It’s actually about settling debts rather than how you can pay for things.
What is CBDC?
CBDC stands for central bank digital currency. It’s digital money a country’s central bank can issue alongside cash. If we introduced one, we’d call it the digital pound.
What is the economy?
It's a word you can't avoid. But when put on the spot, many people struggle to say what it means. So, where to start?
What does the Bank of England do?
The Bank of England is unlike banks you see on the high street or use for online banking. Instead, it is the central Bank of the UK.
What is GDP?
Perhaps the most talked about economic concept. But what is it and how do we measure it?